The Dangerous Effects of Sitting

08/11/2021

The Dangerous Effects of Sitting

Unfortunately, as a result of the demands on our lifestyles whether at home or at work, we have become more sedentary than ever before. Whether we sit at a work desk for 8 hours a day, sit in on conference calls, shop for food or clothes at home rather than run typical errands, we have become more inactive than ever before.



Proper Work Area Ergonomics

07/19/2021

Proper Work Area Ergonomics

Nowadays, a huge percentage of employees work full-time jobs in office settings. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with this. However, it’s no secret that most of these positions are sedentary. Basically, this means that these jobs require sitting in a motionless, sitting position. Generally, this describes the entire day.  Obviously, as physical therapists, our patients’…
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05/14/2021

Tips To Help Maintain Your Diet

Is there anyone alive who doesn’t struggle with dieting at a certain point? Nowadays, it seems like just about everyone’s trying to lose weight. Of course, as physical therapists, we want all of our patients to be as healthy as possible. This includes maintaining a healthy, ideal weight. Sometimes, to reach a healthier weight, we…
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04/05/2021

The 3 Keys of Weight Loss

Of course, we all know that losing weight is not easy. In fact, excess weight is perhaps the most common health issue facing us today. A shocking 71.6% of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight, and nearly 40% are obese. In addition, it seems that there’s always some fad diet or new, “fast and…
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How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

02/01/2021

How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Activities

Obviously, we all need fuel to perform strenuous activities. Events like 5k marathons and other endurance sports are becoming more popular every day. Therefore, how you prepare nutritiously for this kind of exercise is crucial. It’s equally as essential to succeeding as stretching beforehand. Your food intake may be the difference between participation and success…
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4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

01/11/2021

4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain easily ranks among the most debilitating (and frustrating) issues for so many people. In fact, chronic pain regularly affects approximately twenty percent of Americans. This can mean less mobility, opioid addiction, depression and anxiety. Generally, it’s the reason for a much poorer quality of life. Additionally, chronic pain costs the United States somewhere…
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Importance of Stretching

01/04/2021

Importance of Stretching

Each morning most of us initially wake up with a nice stretch. However, we are not doing the proper amount of stretching that should be done daily. The benefits of stretching daily can reach past the scope of the day and benefit us several years from now as we age.



 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

12/07/2020

 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

At Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, we know the kind of impact an injury can have on your life. Unfortunately, injuries can completely dominate your everyday life. They can affect how you walk, talk, work or prevent you from doing what you love to do. Therefore, our mission is to help our Long Island patients deal…
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BioFreeze Pain Reliever

12/01/2020

BioFreeze Pain Reliever

Whether it’s from a sore, overworked muscle or joint discomfort, pain in our body can affect our day negatively. This is why pain management is so crucial to living an enjoyable, active and productive life.